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HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer

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Photo printers allow you to print digital photos, often they can even print directly from a digital camera, so you do not even need a computer to print your photos. Having such a printer at home, you can forget the photolabs!
photo printers
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Warranty: One-year limited hardwarebacked by HP Customer Care, service and support; one-year technical phone supportstandard statement: To the extent allowed by local law, except for the obligations specifically set forth in thisstatement, in no event shall HP or its third-party suppliers be liable for direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, whether based on contract, tort, or any other legal theory and whether advised of the possibility of such damages. The use of a non-HP ink cartridge or a refilled ink cartridge does not affect either theto the customer or any HP support contract with the customer. However, if product failure or damage is attributable to the use of a non-HP or refilled ink cartridge, HP shall charge its standard labor and materials charges to service the product for the failure or damage. HP is not responsible for accuracy of information relating to non-HP products. This listing of non-HP products does not constitute an endorsement by Hewlett-Packard Company. HP disclaims all warranties, written and oral, expressed or implied, with respect to products developed by independent vendors, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use.
Long product name HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer :
The short editorial description of HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer

Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer

HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer:
The official marketing text of HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer as supplied by the manufacturer
Get professional quality photos at breathtaking speeds with the worlds fastest photo printer. Enjoy efficient printing with 6 individual HP Vivera ink cartridges linking into a unique HP ink recirculation system for maximum pages per cartridge.

- individual inks
- true-to-life photos
- ultra-fast
Short summary description HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer:
This short summary of the HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer, Inkjet, 4800 x 1200 DPI, Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, 32 ppm, 31 ppm, Photo paper, plain paper, coated paper, brochure paper and film, transparencies, banners, labels,...
Long summary description HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer :

HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer. Print technology: Inkjet, Maximum resolution: 4800 x 1200 DPI, Printing colours: Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Yellow. Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter): 32 ppm, Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter): 31 ppm. Media types supported: Photo paper, plain paper, coated paper, brochure paper and film, transparencies, banners, labels,.... Standard input capacity: 100 sheets, Maximum input capacity: 100 sheets. Standard output capacity: 50 sheets

This is an auto-generated long summary of HP Photosmart 8250 Photo Printer Inkjet 4800 x 1200DPI photo printer based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Print technology
Print technology *
Indicates the method used to print by this product.
Maximum resolution *
Maximum printing resolution.
4800 x 1200 DPI
Printing colours
The colours that can be produced by the printer.
Black, Cyan, Light Cyan, Magenta, Yellow
Number of print cartridges
The amount of print cartridges. A print cartridge is a container holding a quantity of ink which is inserted into a inkjet printer mechanism.
Print head nozzles
Number of nozzles to a print head.
3900 ink nozzles
Print speed (black, draft quality, A4/US Letter)
32 ppm
Print speed (colour, draft quality, A4/US Letter)
31 ppm
Print speed (black, best quality, A4)
2.1 ppm
Print speed (colour, best quality, A4)
2.1 ppm
Print speed (colour photo, best quality) on photo paper
49 ppm
Print speed (colour, full page colour, normal quality, A4)
1.3 ppm
Print speed (black, fast normal quality, A4)
7.8 ppm
Print speed (colour, fast normal quality, A4)
7.3 ppm
Paper handling
Media types supported
The types of media which can be used with this product.
Photo paper, plain paper, coated paper, brochure paper and film, transparencies, banners, labels, iron-on transfer
Custom media sizes
76 x 101 - 216 x 610 mm
Duplex print options
Description of available duplex options.
Automatic (optional)
Media dimensions (metric)
446 x 486 x 203 mm
Recommended media weight
60 - 90, 280
Standard media sizes
Photo: 10 x 15 cm, 13 x 18 cm, Panorama 10 x 30 cm, A4, Panorama A4 210 x 610 mm; other: A5, A6, B5, C6, DL, Letter (8.5 x 11 in)
Paper handling standard/input
List of the standard input paper handling options available with this product
100-sheet input tray, 20-sheet photo tray (4 x 6 in)
Input capacity
Standard input capacity
The number of sheets of paper that can be held by a device.
100 sheets
Maximum input capacity
100 sheets
Maximum input capacity for cards
Maximum input capacity for envelopes
Maximum input capacity for labels
Up to 30 sheets
Maximum input capacity for transparencies
110 sheets
Maximum paper trays
Output capacity
Standard output capacity
The normal capacity for outputs for this product.
50 sheets
Paper handling standard/output
List of the standard output paper handling options available with this product
50-sheet output tray
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Ports & interfaces
Direct printing *
With direct printing it is possible to print your photographs or other documents directly to a printer from a compatible device, without the use of a computer.
PictBridge *
PictBridge is an industry standard introduced in 2003 from the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) for direct printing. It allows images to be printed directly from digital cameras to a printer, without having to connect the camera to a computer using common connectivity like USB or Bluetooth.
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
HP Image Zone Software f Microsoft Windows & Macintosh, w HP Instant Share software
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
8.5 kg
Package weight
Weight of the packaged product.
10.5 kg
Maximum dimensions (W x D x H)
Maximum dimensions (Width x Depth x Height) in millimeters.
447 x 485 x 203 mm
Sound emission
Acoustic pressure emissions
Level of sound pressure per ISO 9614-1.
48 dB
System requirements
Minimum system requirements
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5, G3, 128 Mb RAM, 150 Mb, SVGA-monitor (800 x 600), 4 x cd-rom drive, USB
Minimum RAM
The lowest RAM (memory) required to run a computer program or operating system.
64 MB
Minimum hard disk space
The minimum hard disk space required to store or run a computer program or operating system.
600 MB
Minimum processor
The lowest speed that the computer processor can run at, or the minimum amount of processing capacity that can be used, for the computer and particular program(s) to function.
Intel Pentium II
Compatible ink types, supplies
Dye-based, 4 x memory card
Page yield high capacity (black & white)
Page yield at 5% coverage.
HP 363 Black Ink Cartridge, 17 ml (C8719EE): 800 pages / 1090 10 x 15 cm photos
Page yield high capacity (colour)
Page yield at 5% coverage.
HP 363 Cyan Ink Cartridge, 4 ml (C8771EE): 350 pages / 350 10 x 15 cm photos HP 363 Magenta Ink Cartridge, 3.5 ml (C8772EE): 350 pages/ 280 10 x 15 cm photos HP 363 Yellow Ink Cartridge, 6 ml (C8773EE): 490 pages / 170 10 x 15 cm photos HP 363 Light Cyan Ink Cartridge, 5.5 ml (C8774EE): 240 10 x 15 cm photos HP 363 Light Magenta Inkjet Print Cartridge, 5.5 ml (C8775EE): 240 10 x 15 cm photos
Internal memory
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
64 MB
Maximum duty cycle *
The maximum number of prints/copies made by a printer/copier in a fixed period.
3000 pages per month
Electromagnetic compatibility
List of countries and their respective regulatory agency standards with which the product complies.
EU (EMC Directive), USA (FCC), Australia (ACA), New Zealand (MoC), Canada (IC), China (requirements for Class B products), Japan (VCCI registered), Korea (RRL certified), Taiwan (BSMI certified), FCC Title 47 CFR, Part 15 Class B; EN 55022: 1998 +A1: 2000
List of regulatory safety standards for all countries in which this product has been certified.
IEC 60950: 1999 third edition; IEC 60950-1: 2001; EN 60950: 2000; EN60950-1: 2001; UL 60950/CSA22.2 No. 60950: 1995; NOM 019-SFCI-1993; GB4943: 2001; IEC 60825-1; EN 60825-1
Packaging data
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H)
Size of pallets (Width x Depth x Height) in millimeters.
1219 x 1016 x 2476 mm
Energy Star certified *
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
80 W
Acoustic power emissions
Level of sound power per ISO 9296.
6,9 B(A)
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 45 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 80%
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-40 - 70 °C
Storage relative humidity (H-H)
5 - 80%
Recommended operating temperature range (T-T)
15 - 35 °C
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing)
Range of relative humidity (non-condensing) in which a non-operating product can be stored.
5 - 80%
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
447 x 385 x 160 mm
Connectivity technology
Power requirements
15 - 127 V (± 10%), 60 Hz (± 2 Hz), 12 amp.; 220 tot 240 V (± 10%), 50 Hz (± 2 Hz), 6 amp
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Package dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the packaged product (Width x Depth x Height).
532 x 233 x 466 mm
Print speed (black, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
The print speed of a printer for black & white A4 pages, normal quality. The exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software program, and document complexity.
7.8 ppm
Print speed (colour, normal quality, A4/US Letter)
5.7 ppm
Print quality, vertical alignment accuracy
±0,05 mm
Standard input trays
Networking features
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
64 GB
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98, Me, 2000 Professional, XP Home Edition, XP Professional; Mac OS X v 10.2
Technical details
Maximum output capacity
Maximum number of sheets this product can hold in all available standard and optional output trays.
50 sheets
Number of cartons per pallet
Number of layers per pallet
Operating temperature (T-T)
32 - 113 °F
Print head
Component of a printer that applies the mark or image to the paper.
1 (containing black, cyan, magenta, yellow, light cyan, light magenta)
Product dimensions when open (LxWxD)
44.7 cm (17.6")
Physical dimension.
44.7 cm (17.6")
Network ready
Indicates whether the product is network-ready out of the box.
Battery type
Description of battery supplied with the product, such battery form factor (e.g. AA/AAA).
CR2032 manganese dioxide lithium coin-cell (internal time keeping only; not user replacable)
Standard output capacity for transparancies
25 sheets
Wireless technology
Technology that communicates with other devices without a physical connection e.g. radio, WiFi.
The different activities/purposes of the device.
Color printing
Control panel
Description of the control panel of the product; including the available buttons; and the function of each button
6 front-panel buttons (Instant Share, Layout, Menu, Photo tray, Power, Rotate)
Technical features
HP Adaptive Lighting, HP Auto Red-eye Removal
Automatic paper sensor
Indicates whether or not this product has the automatic paper type selection feature.
Camera phone
Direct photo printing from camera phones with the optional HP bt300 Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter Yes
Exifprint supported
Yes, Version 2.2
Maximum print length (imperial)
24 in
Maximum print length
610 m
Media handling
Media sizes supported (imperial)
Letter, legal, executive, 3 x 5 in, 4 x 6 in, 5 x 7 in, 8 x 10 in, No. 10 envelopes
Media weights by paper path
Tray 1: 60 to 90 g/m2 (up to 200 g/m2); Tray 2: up to 200 g/m2
Package dimensions (W x D x H)
531.9 x 232.9 x 466.1 mm (20.9 x 9.17 x 18.4")
Package weight (imperial)
23.1 lb
Pallet dimensions (W x D x H) (imperial)
1219.2 x 1016 x 2476.5 mm (48 x 40 x 97.5")
Pallet weight (imperial)
494.4 kg (1090 lbs)
Photo proofsheets supported
Printer features
Color printing
Recommended media weight (imperial)
20 lb
+/- 0.006 in
Standard output capacity for cards
Up to 25 cards
SureSupply supported
Video action printing supported
Vivera inks supported
Weight (imperial)
18.7 lb
Wireless option type
Optional, with HP bt450 Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter, HP bt300 Bluetooth Wireless Printer Adapter
JetDirect Compatible Products
Maximum output capacity for labels
Up to 25 sheets
Maximum output capacity for transparencies
25 sheets
Page yield identifier
Print speed (black, best quality, letter)
< 2.1
Print speed (black, fast normal quality, letter)
< 7.9
Print speed (colour, best quality, letter)
< 2.1
Print speed (colour, draft quality, letter)
< 31
Print speed (colour, fast normal, letter)
< 7.3
Print speed (colour, full page, normal quality, letter)
Skew (transparency)
+/- 0.006 in
Standard input capacity for legal
Up to 100 sheets
Standard input capacity for cards
Up to 40 cards
Standard input capacity for envelopes
Up to 10 envelopes
Standard input capacity for transparencies
Up to 30 sheets
Standard output capacity for labels
Up to 25 sheets
Standard output capacity for legal
Up to 25 sheets
Print quality
Colour printing technology
HP Photoret IV precision
Print quality (colour, best quality)
The best print quality for color printing in dots per inch. Manufacturers are optimizing often with software the print quality.
4800 DPI
Print quality (black, best quality)
Best print quality with black cartridge. Often the quality is optimized by using rendering techniques, and the most optimal conditions are assumed, like using good photo paper.
1200 x 1200 DPI
Print quality (black, draft quality)
300 DPI
Print quality (black, normal quality)
600 DPI
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HPs 8250 prints high-quality photos quickly. If youre a photo enthusiast, then this is the printer for you If digital photography is your hobby, youll know how important it is to own a decent photo printer. It lets you see your photos as soon as y...
HP claims that the Photosmart 8250 is the worlds fastest photo printer. Its the first HP consumer inkjet to use an individual ink tank for each of its six colours, rather than the typical HP supplies that combine three colours into a single cartri...
The 8250 uses brand-new HP printing technology with single inks and a clever recirculating system to minimise head-cleaning and ink wastage. It’ll even check there’s enough ink before starting a print job.It’s fast, it’s efficient...
Good Recirculating system minimises head-cleaning and ink wastage. Easy to use. Prints on panoramic paper.
Bad If you like to waste stuff in a hedonistic frenzy, this efficient printer is not for you.
Bottom line A big step forward in efficient ink usage, and a good printer, too...
For as long as its been making colour inkjet printers HP has stuck to tri-colour cartridges. The good thing about them is that you get a new print head with each cartridge change, theoretically prolonging the life of the printer; the drawback is the h...
Good Excellent image quality * Multi-format card reader * Great value for money...
Bad Slight pinpricking of glossy paper can occur...
Bottom line The Photosmart 8250 couples a great set of standalone, direct printing features with excellent print quality. Bargain...
Packed with features, the 8250 boasts first-class output at a pocket-friendly price and with a little encouragement can achieve impressive speeds HP is making bold claims about the speed of this chunky silver printer, with its US website going as far...
An excellent multi-purpose printer for home use...
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Good Excellent print quality, Print life, Direct printing without computer, Separate ink tanks, Price (£150 approx street price) see side panel for best price and to order.
Bad Ink cartridge capacity, Slow drying time for swellable media...
Bottom line The HP 8250 is perhaps one of the most interesting printers available, not just because it produces superb colour photographs but because it contains many advanced features, especially in the ink department. The most exciting aspect of this is how wil...
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